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allowed the U.S. to collect $58 million from a Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer for unpaid federal excise taxes and related interest and penalties because neither a congressional statute nor a treaty with the Yakama Nation from the 1800s created
Aug 13, 2018 Law360
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The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker who was fighting for the reinstatement of $20 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris USA Inc. told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesd
Aug 14, 2018 Law360
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With or without nicotine, e-cigarette vapor increases inflammation and disables cells that protect lung tissue, human tissue tests reveal. Harming these cells makes them vulnerable to dust, bacteria and allergens that might lead to incurable chronic obst
Aug 14, 2018 HealthDay [HealthScout]
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After the couple was arrested and paid a fine, the Israeli consulate in Thailand discovered that the use of e-cigarettes is banned in the country. The Israeli Foreign Ministry has issued a travel alert in light of the new revelation.
Jan 25, 2018 JerusalemOnline (il)
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But Robin Koval, CEO and president of Truth Initiative, hasn't been shy about slamming JUUL. "The fact that JUUL is acting like, 'What, young people are using JUUL? We never intended that to happen,' is a little disingenuous," she said. Oh yes, that.
Aug 13, 2018 Mashable.com
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E-cigarette vapor boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles, reveals a small experimental study.
Aug 13, 2018 ScienceDaily
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[UK] Number of pregnant women smoking goes UP for first time as more take risks with unborn babies' lives
Rates of smoking during pregnancy have increased for the first time on record, NHS figures show. Cuts in smoking cessation services have been blamed for the rise, which puts more women at risk of miscarriage and endangering their baby’s health. NHS Dig
Aug 13, 2018 The Mirror (uk)
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This year’s Rochdale Feel Good Festival will make its Family Zone smokefree for the first time. Smokefree events are being held across Greater Manchester this summer as areas consider creating more permanent smokefree outdoor areas.
Aug 13, 2018 Rochdale Borough Council (uk)
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- An attorney for Montana says the changes that an anti-tax group wants to make to a ballot initiative to raise the state's tobacco tax are minor and unnecessary. Chief Deputy Attorney General Jon Bennion writes Monday to the state Supreme Court that Mon
Aug 13, 2018 KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
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[France] Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers
Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as smokers, research suggests. Scientists have found they face 40 per cent higher odds of being diagnosed with the agonising condition when they grow older. By compari
Aug 14, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
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